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Psychological first aid during Ebola virus disease outbreaks

World Health Organization, (2014)


As knowledge on Ebola-related safety measures accumulates, this guidance is provisional. This guide focuses on psychological first aid, which involves humane, supportive and practical help to follow human beings suffering serious crisis events. The guidance has been written for people who help others during Ebola virus disease outbreaks.
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/131682/1/...


Ebola: Clinical management of Ebola virus disease

World Health Organization (WHO), (2018)


This comprehensive intermediate level course is for clinicians caring for patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus disease (EVD). Modules provide information on screening and triage, infection prevention and control, laboratory diagnostics, organization of the Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC), clinical care of patients in the ETC, and investigational therapeutic agents. Learning objectives: By the end of this training course, participants should be able to: describe screening of patients to identify suspect cases and safely transfer them for ongoing care to an ETC; understand infection prevention and control strategies: standard and contract precautions and use of personal protective equipment for various contexts; understand safe waste management and how to perform a safe and dignified burial; understand how to collect patient samples for Ebola and other laboratory tests; understand the various Ebola tests available and the importance of other routine laboratory tests for patient management; understand the structure, functioning, and procedures of an ETC; understand the main components of clinical management of patients with EVD; and describe the WHO framework for using investigational therapeutic agents in an outbreak. Enroll for the course: https://openwho.org/courses/ebola-clinical-management
https://openwho.org/courses/ebola-clinical-managem...


The BMJ- Ebola Virus Infection

British Medical Journal, (2018)


The BMJ has made all of its articles referring to the Ebola outbreak free to access. The content includes latest guidance for healthcare workers, which 'will continue to update healthcare workers, outside of west Africa, with the latest guidance from the UK's Health Protection Agency and the US Center for Disease Control'
https://www.bmj.com/ebola


Guidelines for Medicine Donations

World Health Organization, (2011)


This 3rd edition of Guidelines for medicine donations has been developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in cooperation with major international agencies active in humanitarian relief and development assistance. The guidelines are intended to improve the quality of medicine donations in international development assistance and emergency aid. Good medicine donation practice is of interest to both donors and recipients...
http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2011/9789241...


Clinical management of patients with viral haemorrhagic fever. A pocket guide for the front-line health worker

World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa;, (2016)


The purpose of this pocketbook is to provide clear guidance on current best management practices for VHF across health-care facilities
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/205570/1/...


Ebola virus disease in pregnancy: Screening and management of Ebola cases, contacts and survivors

World Health Organization, (2015)


Interim Guidance. This document provides guidance for: screening and triage of pregnant women in the context of an Ebola outbreak; infection prevention and control (IPC) precautions for pregnant women at risk of EVD transmission during childbirth and complication management; management of pregnant EVD cases, contacts and survivors; lactation and Ebola virus disease.
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/184163/1/...


Manual for the care and management of patients in Ebola Care Units/ Community Care Centres - Interim emergency guidance, January 2015

World Health Organization, (2015)


This manual provides guidance on best practices to be followed in Ebola Care Units (ECUs)/Community Care Centres (CCCs). It is intended for health aid workers (including junior nurses and community health-care workers) and others providing care for patients in ECUs/CCCs. While the focus is on the care and management of patients with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the care of patients with other causes of fever is also described.
http://www.who.int/csr/resources/publications/ebol...


Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Care of Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Filovirus Haemorrhagic Fever in Health-Care Settings, with Focus on Ebola

World Health Organization, (2014)


This document provides a summary of infection control recommendations when providing direct and non-direct care to patients with suspected or confirmed Filovirus haemorrhagic fever (HF), including Ebola or Marburg haemorrhagic fevers. These recommendations are interim and will be updated when additional information becomes available.
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/130596/1/...


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